The leading manufacturer of cavity fire barriers and cavity closers, ARC Building Solutions Ltd, is pleased to announce the promotion of long-standing colleagues Clair Richardson, as Operations Manager, and George Danzey-Smith, as Commercial Manager – both who will become members of ARC’s Senior Management Team.
Clair Richardson will take overall responsibility for the daily operations within ARC’s manufacturing facility, leading the existing Production Team Managers and Team Leaders to deliver ARC’s future strategy. Having worked for the business for over 10 years, Clair brings extensive experience in managing the company’s health and safety, quality and environmental control to her new role.
Speaking about her appointment, Clair said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as Operations Manager. We have a fantastic team in our factory who all share the same enthusiasm and passion to produce the highest quality products for our customers and it will be a joy to work alongside them. As we continue to get back on our feet following the coronavirus pandemic, I am really looking forward to this new challenge and helping to drive the business forward.”
With a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fire stopping market, as ARC’s new Commercial Manager, George Danzey-Smith will take charge of the marketing of products and services, managing customer and supplier agreements, as well as new product development, testing and certification. He will also oversee internal sales and the customer service department.
Commenting on his next challenge, George said: “Having been involved with ARC since its inception, the company has continued to go from strength to strength, and it has been an honour to be a part of this journey. My new role will give me the opportunity to build strong relationships, promote, drive and support the strategic/commercial intent of the company
and further build our reputation in the industry. I am excited to help deliver on ARC’s continued growth and success.”
The two key appointments reaffirm ARC’s commitment to continual company development and promoting from within. Clair and George will sit alongside Neil Weeks, Managing Director, Tanya Traill, HR & Training Manager and Aaron Sharp, Technical Sales Manager, to form ARC’s Senior Management Team.
ARC Building Solutions is a specialist manufacturer of cavity fire barriers and cavity closers, based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Established in 2008, ARC is committed to the continuous research and development of products to stop the spread of fire and heat and improve the thermal performance of party wall cavities.
For more information, go to www.arcbuildingsolutions.co.uk